Active Days Out in Dartmouth

There is so much to do in Dartmouth and its surrounding areas that you are really spoilt for choice.

Visit the picturesque coastal town of Dartmouth and you have a great choice of activities on your doorstep – whether it be family activities or something a little more adrenalin filled!

The River Dart is nature’s playground for those that love to be on or near the water, and the rolling South Devon countryside surrounding Dartmouth lends itself perfectly to outdoor activities that allow you to truly appreciate the beauty of this special region.

So discover Dartmouth by land, sea or river and you won’t be disappointed.

Fun on the Water

Dartmouth is a watersports heaven; try your hand at paddleboarding, sail around the South Devon coast, or kayak up the creeks and rivers. If you like something a little less strenuous, there are boat trips where you can explore the coastline at your leisure – and take in the beauty of the area.

The kids will love crabbing on the embankment – or crashing about in the waves at one of the many beaches just along the coast from Dartmouth.

Enjoy the South Devon Countryside

Get out and about in the Dartmouth countryside and breathe in that fresh Devon air! Get on your bike, get on the golf course, and get walking to experience Dartmouth at its best. The South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is just waiting to be explored, and Dartmoor National Park is just 16 miles away.

Whether you’re looking to plan an activity break in Dartmouth or just an outdoor activity for the day you’ll find a whole host of pursuits that you can get stuck into with family or friends.